Primarily responsible for servicing exterior urban landscapes in NYC and retaining excellent customer relationships for the company. Other duties may be assigned to meet business needs.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
All service and site maintenance will be completed within time assigned by Exterior Service Supervisor with no overtime required.
Tasks include but are not limited to, mowing, lawn care, watering, pest and disease control, fertilization, edging, tree/ shrub pruning and shearing, irrigation maintenance/troubleshooting, proper perennial/annual/ornamental care, site task delegation, ability to oversee gardener, general site maintenance..
Able to perform all responsibilities of gardener position
Understand and use appropriate planting methods and installation guidelines.
Travel from each client site in a timely and safe manner
Have vehicle loaded with proper tools and equipment needed for the day’s schedule.
Properly operate and maintain all tools and equipment
Always present self in professional manner while at client locations
Never leave a client site before ensuring the site meets expected company guidelines
Always use safety standards and precautions when performing work
Report any necessary vehicle repairs by completing “Drivers Request for Vehicle Repair” form
Wear company uniform at all times
Assist Exterior Service Supervisor and Account Manager as needed
Complete paperwork properly and within timeline given by supervisor
Qualifications and Requirements:
o A high school diploma or GED
o A valid drivers license
o Effective communication skills
o NYS Pesticide Operators License
o Detail Oriented
o Understanding and care of basic plant material used in the Northeast, proper pest/ disease ID and treatment, pruning techniques/timelines, fertilization procedures, are required.
o General knowledge of irrigation systems, troubleshooting and repair.
o Must be highly organized and able to handle multiple tasks on a daily basis.
o Understanding of NYC truck roadways.